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Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Confessions of a Bad Teacher: The Shocking Truth from the Front Lines of American Public Education, John Owens, Source Books, 2013, $13.99 John Owens worked from 5 a.m. to 10 … Continue reading

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Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Getting to Excellence: What Every Educator Should Know about Consequences of Beliefs, Values, Attitudes, and Paradigms for the Reconstruction of an Academically Unacceptable Middle School, by James A. Johnson, Jr., … Continue reading

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Back to January 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month The Story-Killers: A Common-Sense Case Against the Common Core, Terrence O. Moore, CreateSpace, 2013, $15.00. The Story-Killers describes the numerous flaws of Common Core in an exposé of the central … Continue reading

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Back to December 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Why Teach?: In Defense of Real Education, Mark Edmundson, Bloomsbury USA, 2013, $24.00 When Mark Edmundson was in high school, a transformative teacher happened into his life. “He mocked us, … Continue reading

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Back to November 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System, by Ron Paul, Grand Central Publishing, 2013, $23.00. Ron Paul is a homeschool advocate who offers an offbeat answer … Continue reading

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Back to October 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Is College Worth It?: A Former United States Secretary of Education and a Liberal Arts Graduate Expose the Broken Promise of Higher Education, William J. Bennett and David Wilezol, Thomas … Continue reading

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Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month The Remarkable Ronald Reagan: Cowboy and Commander in Chief, by Susan Allen, Regnery Publishing. 2013, $16.95 How did Ronald Reagan get the nickname “Dutch”? What was he most proud of … Continue reading

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Back to August 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Exam Schools: Inside America’s Most Selective Public High Schools, Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Jessica A. Hockett, Princeton University Press, 2012, $24.95. Scores of years, tremendous energy, and billions of … Continue reading

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Back to July 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Exiled: Stories from Conservative and Moderate Professors Who Have Been Ridiculed, Ostracized, Marginalized, Demonized, and Frozen Out, Edited by Mary Grabar, Ph.D., Dissident Prof Press, 2013, $12.00. Professors who do … Continue reading

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Back to June 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Bill Ayers: Teaching Revolution, by Mary Grabar, Ph.D., Dissident Prof Press, 2013, $12.00 Many are familiar with Bill Ayers as a member of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and … Continue reading